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There was stunned silence in the Colorado courtroom when a judge announced that theater shooter James Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after the jury failed to come to a unanimous decision on the death penalty.

Holmes shot and killed 12 people watching the movie The Dark Knight Rises and injured 70 more on July 20, 2012.

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Mark David Chapman, who killed John Lennon, has been denied parole for the sixth time and will remain imprisoned for at least two more years, New York state officials have said. Chapman, 55, was denied release following a video interview with a parole panel. Chapman, who has a history of mental illness, pleaded guilty to […] Continue reading John Lennon murderer denied parole for the 6th time

John Lennon’s killer will seek his freedom this week for a sixth time. A parole hearing for Mark David Chapman, 55, is scheduled at Attica … Continue reading John Lennon's killer up for parole again

Japanese musician Yoko Ono, now 77, is still fighting to keep Mark David Chapman behind bars, nearly 30 years after the loner opened fire on John Lennon, killing the Beatles legend in a shooting outside the couple’s posh Manhattan apartment building on Dec. 8, 1980. Chapman, who has spent the past three decades locked up in […] Continue reading Yoko Ono Fighting Sixth Parole Attempt For John Lennon Killer Mark David Chapman

John Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono continues to be opposed to the granting of parole to David Chapman, who killed the Beatles legend 30 years ago. Chapman is scheduled to be interviewed by a three-member parole board panel during the week of Aug. 9—his sixth bid for parole. And Ono’s lawyer Peter Shukat has said that […] Continue reading Yoko Ono still against parole for John Lennon”s killer